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November 30, 2016 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County), sponsor of H.R. 4966, the Preventing Superbugs and Protecting Patients Act, issued the following statement in response to the passage of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, by the House of Representatives.

November 18, 2016 In The News

Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of the announcement that alt-right movement leader and Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon will be Chief Strategist for President-elect Trump’s White House:

November 10, 2016 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, being held tomorrow on November 11, 2016.

October 25, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers representing the Southland are joining the chorus of politicians calling on the Pentagon and the California National Guard to stop demanding repayment of enlistment bonuses that were granted incorrectly to service members.

Some legislators have also called for a House of Representatives probe into the matter and for a legislative fix to be passed.

October 12, 2016 In The News

Los Angeles residents will be able to vote in November on a measure that would build 10,000 housing units over 10 years for homeless individuals.

Proposition HHH would lend $1.2 billion to developers from general obligation bonds paid by property taxes. One third of the developers’ housing projects’ costs would be covered by the loan and they would raise the other two-thirds of their planned costs through state, federal and private sources.

October 7, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement recognizing the South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce (SBACC) as recipients of the 2016 Air Force Space Command Community Support Award.

October 6, 2016 In The News

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Watchdog and activist groups are outraged by a Fox News Channel segment in which an interviewer asked people in New York’s Chinatown if he was supposed to bow to greet them, if they were selling stolen goods and if they could “take care of North Korea for us.”

Several organizations condemned humorist Jesse Watters’ piece on “The O’Reilly Factor,” calling it racist and demeaning to Asian-Americans.

October 6, 2016 In The News

Los Angeles (AP) -- Watchdog and activist groups are outraged by a Fox News Channel segment in which an interviewer asked people in New York's Chinatown if he was supposed to bow to greet them, if they were selling stolen goods and if they could "take care of North Korea for us."

Several organizations condemned humorist Jesse Watters' piece on "The O'Reilly Factor," calling it racist and demeaning to Asian-Americans.

October 5, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey’s release of a report on the existence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in schools.

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